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Holland and Huguenot Stock-President's Grandfather, Explorer of the Ohio and
Mississippi Rivers on the First Steamboat That Navigated Them- His Father's
Public Spirit and Philanthropy - His Mother of a Historical Family in Georgia—
The President's Family at the White House — Ages of His Children........
ROOSEVELT'S RANCH LIFE.
The Little Missouri Ranch Was One of the President's School Houses - How He Is
a Self-Made Man-Gets Acquainted with the Great American Animals and Intro-
duces Them - His Ranch on the Missouri-Literary Work Shop-His Past Experi-
ences There-Bear Stories- His Most Thrilling Moment - Good and Bad Shots
IN THE NEW YORK ASSEMBLY.
Roosevelt's Way of Self-Making — Disciplined Body and Mind-Studied and Assailed
Corrupt Public Life-Relations with Grover Cleveland-Legislation Charged to
Their Joint Action-Interesting Association.
A NATIONAL FIGURE IN 1884.
Theodore Roosevelt Leads New York Delegation in a National Convention, When
Twenty-Six Years of Age-He Broke All Records as a Young Leader, and Kept
Party Faith-McKinley and He in Debate....
STARTING CIVIL SERVICE REFORM.
Very Interesting Testimony - Business Advantages Gained - Funny Questions and
Answers - The Conspicuous Lead of Roosevelt in the Crusade - Important Official
Letter from Him.......
WHEN POLICE COMMISSIONER.
His Fight for the Honor of New York City - Brief Statement of the Facts - Unwise
Legislation - Bi-Partizan Police Failure - The Blackmail Business-Morning Calls
on the Police - Dry Rot in Politics - A Brave Man's Great Good Work..........
ROOSEVELT'S SWORN ROUGH RIDER HISTORY.
His Talks under Oath to the Spanish War Investigation Commission — Thrilling Per-
sonal Narrative of Trouble and Triumph-How He Got into the Fight at Santi-
ago, and the Way It Was Won...
THE SANTIAGO BATTLES ASHORE.
Col. Roosevelt on the Fire Lines- Led the Way with His Volunteers - Official Re-
ports of Superior Officers and His Own-Going Home with the Sick—Important
Military Suggestions- Lessons of Actual Service...
THE ROUND ROBIN LETTER.
Secretary of War Alger and Colonel Theodore Roosevelt Differ Radically-The Full
Correspondence-The Rough Rider Was Tender Hearted, and Saved Thousands
of Sick Men-He Unbound the Army Tied in Fever Camps by Cutting the Red
PRESIDENT'S PERSONAL EXPRESSIONS.
Kindly Views and Pleasant References - A Fighter, Not a Quarreler-Experiences
as Governor of New York Intensely Interesting as He Tells Them-Some of
His Vetoes-Sentences Good for Scrap-Books-Noble Passages from Orations
Method of Public Speaking.....
SEEN IN HIS STUDIES AND IDEALS.
Reflections of Himself in Writings and His Heroes-He Gives His Confidences in
Glowing Pages - Washington, Lincoln and Grant, Three Pre-eminently Great
Men-Aspirations Revealed in His Laudations - He Corrects a First Impression
-Loves Cowboys, but "There Are Others"- How He Became a Remote Ranch-
man-Anecdotes of Bravery and Generous Deeds..
HOME AND ABROAD VIEW OF THE PRESIDENT.
American Competition in English Magazines about Americans—Some Errors of Eng-
land-"Articulate" Surroundings of Roosevelt - The Scorching Light upon Him
- Resemblance of "Theodore" to "William" Traced by "Poultney"-Supple-
ment by Dr. Shaw-British Historian as an Expert Correspondent.
THE PRESIDENT'S ORATIONS.
Two of Them as Lofty Examples-The Famous "Strenuous Life" and "Manhood
and Statehood"-The Boldness with Which the President Expresses Himself -
The Literary Men of the World in Great Affairs..
HIS RISE IN LEADERSHIP.
Led to and from Cuba-Paints Enchanting Picture of the Island-From Santiago to
Albany-Vice-Presidential Notification of Nomination-Rough Rider Games at
Oklahoma - Picnic with Bryan at Chicago.
PRESIDENT'S POLICY OF PROBLEMS.
A Study of Governor Roosevelt's Message to the Legislature of New York Covering
the Latest and Greatest Modern Questions,-Taxation, Restraint of Trusts, All
Phases of Labor Issues - Corporations, Municipal Ownership, the Boxing Law........ 191
HIS IRON HAND.
New York as a "Free City". "Tri-Insula" Policy Once Proposed - Roosevelt out
West-Encounters Roughs Who Were Not Riders - His Immense Campaign
Work-Striking Speeches Go to the Right Spot-Returns Home in Time to
Stamp upon Sedition-A Great Public Service-The Ruffians Ridden Down by
a Rough Rider with an Iron Hand .
THE SPECIAL TRAIN IN POLITICS.
It Is an Agency That Serves to Make the People a Harmonious Nation-It Binds
the Union to Make the Nation a Neighborhood of States - Roosevelt's Campaign-
ing in New York and the West-Bryan's Competition-Roosevelt Fights to the
FinishList of His Literary Works..
RIDE FROM MOUNT MARCY.
From the Source of the Hudson to the Niagara River - How Roosevelt Came to be
on Mount Marcy When McKinley Died - Delay of Information and Rush from
the Adirondacks to Lake Erie - The Splendid Story of the Ride.
RELATIONS OF MCKINLEY AND ROOSEVELT.
The Twenty-Fifth President and His Predecessor's Policy - The Vice-President Suc-
ceeds to the Presidency - Roosevelt's Tributes to McKinley - The Message to
Congress an Example of Fitness
THE PRESIDENT AS A PEACEMAKER.
Auspicious Conditions at His Succession-Distinction from Vice-Presidents Gone
Before - Conservatism, Not Revolution-British Study of the Senate, with an
Erroneous Theory-The Senate Has Ratified an Isthmian Treaty with England
- Roosevelt Strong for Peace because His Word Stands - His Admirable Deport-
ment in Time of Trouble .....
THE QUESTION OF RACE.
It Is the Bequest of Slavery-Roosevelt a President without Prejudice - Phases of
Racial Problem- The President's Oration on Frederick Douglass-Shall We
Amend the Constitution ?.......
ROOSEVELT IN THE WHITE HOUSE.
'Strenuous Life" There - First Night in President's Home - Dignity Need Not be
Tedious-Quickened Foot-Steps-The Functions of Luncheon-Busy Day-
Horseback Ride- The President upon a Gallop-New Year's Reception-Play
of the Children Pleases All ... ... .... ... ....
THE PRESIDENT TAKES THE RESPONSIBILITY.
His Rapid and Rugged Style. Goes Right at His Work-Makes Frontal Attacks-
Precedents of Public Policy as Governor of New York Have Application to All
the States-Secretary Long's Appreciation - Square Dealings with the People,
Poor and Rich-There Is No Safety in Hiding or Running-The Final Respon-
sibility for Reciprocity-Our Cuban Policy and the President's Ambition and
PRESIDENT'S FIRST MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.
A Paper That Would Alone Give Its Author a Foremost Place among Public Men-
One That Has Seldom Been Equaled, and Never Surpassed, in the Information
It Contains, and the Ability with Which It Is Stated-The Courage of Convic-
tion-The Wealth of Suggestion and Recommendation, and the Brilliancy of Lit-
66 WINNING THE WEST."
Preservation and Restoration of Forests - Irrigation of Arid Lands, the Desert Can-
cer Cure - More Good Land for the People at Home-The President's Books on
the West - His Western Politics-Secretary of the Treasury Lives West of the
Mississippi River-Literary Men in Politics..
HIS CO-ORDINATE DEPARTMENTS.
Lieutenant-General Miles Imparts Information and Is Rebuked-What the Secre-
taries of War and Navy Had to Say-Admiral Dewey Did Not Tell All He
Meant-The President on Dangerous Obedience to Orders-His Two-Year-Old
Opinion Was Sampson Was in Command-There Is a Shake Up-A “Histo-
rian" Ordered Not to Labor Any More, Pleads He Is of the Civil Service Class,
but Is Put out-Melancholy Illness of Admiral Sampson-The Origin of the
Trouble-The President's Finding Finally....
OUR COUNTRY'S GREAT HEREAFTER.
The Settled Issues - Burning Questions of the Future - After the Problems, the Pre-
miership of the Nations Is Ours-The Competency of the President to Guide Us
on the Way....